NFL, MLB, CFL stats

D.C. United Win 3-0 against Chicago Fire FC at Audi Field

September 16, 2021 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - D.C. United News Release

D.C. United (10-10-4, 34 pts.) vs. Chicago Fire FC (6-13-5, 24 pts.)

2021 MLS Regular Season

September 15, 2021 - Audi Field - Washington, DC

Player Notes

Ola Kamara recorded his first career hattrick for the Black-and-Red; his last hattrick came on May 28, 2016 with the Columbus Crew.

Kamara scored his 14th, 15th, and 16th goal of the season in the ninth, 35th, and 45th minute of the match.

Kamara scored multiple goals in a match for the third time this season.

Julian Gressel recorded his seventh shutout of the season in the 44th minute.

Bill Hamid returned to the starting lineup for the first time since August 4; he recorded his sixth shutout of the season.

Hamid recorded his 76th career shutout; he is now tied with D.C. United Director of Goalkeeping Zach Thornton for sixth most shutouts all-time in MLS.

Andy Najar returned to the starting lineup for the first time since August 28 against Philadelphia.


The Black-and-Red are 25-21-19 against Chicago Fire FC all-time.

D.C. United are 18-9-6 against the Fire at home all-time.

Match Notes

D.C. United are 10-10-4 in the 2021 MLS Regular Season.

The Black-and-Red are 8-3-0 at Audi Field in 2021.

D.C. United recorded their seventh shutout in 2021.

D.C. United Lineup: Bill Hamid, Donovan Pines (Tony Alfaro HT), Steven Birnbaum, Andy Najar, Julian Gressel (Edison Flores 56'), Kevin Paredes (Joseph Mora HT), Júnior Moreno, Russell Canouse, Paul Arriola, Ola Kamara (Ramón Ábila 56'), Yordy Reyna (Moses Nyeman 79')

Unused Substitutes: Felipe Martins, Drew Skundrich, Frédéric Brillant, Jon Kempin

Manager: Hernán Losada

Chicago Fire Lineup: Bobby Shuttleworth, Carlos Teran, Wyatt Omsberg (Ignacio Aliseda 58'), Jonathan Bornstein ©, Luka Stojanovic (Elliot Collier 86'), Gaston Gimenez (Francisco Navarro 58'), Fabian Herbers (Stanislav Ivanov 75'), Alvaro Medran, Miguel Navarro, Nnamdi Offor (Robert Beric 58'), Jhon Espinoza

Unused Substitutes: Boris Sekulic, Johan Kappelhof, Mauricio Pineda, Gabriel Slonina

Manager: Raphael Wicky

REF: Dave Gantar

AR1: Adam Wienchkowski

AR2: Corey Parker

4TH: Ismail Elfath

VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero

AVAR: Eric Weisbrod

• Discuss this story on the Major League Soccer message board...

Major League Soccer Stories from September 16, 2021

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

OurSports Central